Brian Barnes (Golfer) – Bio, Birthday, Family, Age & Born


Brian William Barnes was a professional golfer. He won 9 times on the European Tour between 1972 and 1981 and twice won the Senior British Open. Barnes played in 6 consecutive Ryder Cup matches from 1969 to 1979. He was noted for having beaten Jack Nicklaus twice in one day in singles match play, during the 1975 Ryder Cup on 21 September, winning 4&2 in the morning round and 2&1 in the afternoon session.

Full name: Brian William Barnes
Born: June 3, 1945, Addington, Surrey, England
Died: September 9, 2019, West Sussex, England
Residence: Storrington, Sussex, England
Turned professional: 1964
Retired: 2000
Former tour(s): European Tour, European Seniors Tour, Champions Tour
Professional wins: 23
European Tour: 9
PGA Tour Champions: 1
European Senior Tour: 2
Other: 11
Masters Tournament: CUT: 1972, 1973
U.S. Open: DNP
The Open Championship: 5th: 1972
PGA Championship: DNP
European Seniors Tour, Order of Merit winner: 1995

About Brian Barnes

Formerly a player on the European Tour, perhaps best known for beating the great Jack Nicklaus twice in one day in match play at the 1975 Ryder Cup.

Before Fame

He went to Millfield School in Somerset.


He competed internationally for Scotland.

Family Life

His father was secretary at Burnham and Berrow Golf Clubs and taught Brian to play golf.


His 1975 Ryder Cup victories over Jack Nicklaus were 4&2 and 2&1.

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  • Ryder Cup competitors for Europe
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Latest information about Brian Barnes updated on September 08, 2020.

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